Category Archives: St. Joseph

Dear Husband Of Mary! Dear Nurse Of Her Child!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Patronage of St. Joseph in that hymnal: Dear Husband of Mary! dear Nurse of her Child! Life’s ways are … Continue reading

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Hail! Holy Joseph, Hail!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for Hymn to St. Joseph in that hymnal: Hail! holy Joseph, hail! Husband of Mary, hail! Chaste as the lily … Continue reading

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Quos Pompa Secli Quos Opes

This hymn was used for Vespers II on the Feast of St. Joseph in the Paris Breviary (1736). For some reason, St. Joseph was celebrated on April 20 rather than March 19 in the Paris Breviary. However, March 19 is … Continue reading

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Matris Intactæ Venerande Coniux

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Joseph in the Paris Breviary (1736). For some reason, St. Joseph was celebrated on April 20 rather than March 19 in the Paris Breviary. However, March 19 is listed … Continue reading

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Regum Progenies Isacidum Decus

This hymn was used for Vespers I and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Joseph in the Paris Breviary (1736). For some reason, St. Joseph was celebrated on April 20 rather than March 19 in the Paris Breviary. However, March … Continue reading

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To All, Who Would Holily Live

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Joseph. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VII in 1804. Refrain: To all, who would holily live, To all, who would happily die, … Continue reading

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Quicunque Sanus Vivere

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Joseph. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VII in 1804. Refrain: Quicunque sanus vivere, Cursumque vitæ claudere In fine lætus expetit, Opem Iosephi … Continue reading

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